Destinations in Cambodia:
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The capital city Phnom Penh is the largest city in the Kingdom of Cambodia and beautifully set on the Mekong River banks. Popular city sights include the National Museum, the Royal Palace as well as historical sites from the Khmer Rouge period like the Killing Fields and the genocide museum Tuol Sleng. Phnom Penh also offers a good selection of restaurants and bars.
(The amazing temple of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap)
Ranking amongst the world’s most magnificent architectural wonders the Cambodian national treasure Angkor Wat is simply breathtaking. You just won’t find any greater or more magnificent temple than the ones located in the province of Siem Reap.
The north-western part of Cambodia is bordering Thailand with Poipet as the most popular border crossing for overland travel between the two countries. Visit Battambang for a glance of traditional Khmer life and colonial architecture set in picturesque countryside. The UNESCO World Heritage temple Preah Vihear situated atop a cliff in the Dangrek Mountains offers breathtaking views.
Characterized by the Mekong River making its way south from Laos and the jungled mountains along the border with Vietnam the region is perfect for nature lovers. Trek through hill tribe villages in Ratanakiri, visit an elephant project in Mondulkiri or watch the rare freshwater dolphins in Kratie.
(Scenery around Siem Reap)
With a coastline of more than 440 kilometers and plenty unspoiled islands Southern Cambodia is ideal for a beach break and fresh seafood. The most popular beach town is Sihanoukville but also check out the gems Kampot and Kep. With several National Parks and the Cardamom mountains in Koh Kong the region is also great for trekking and eco-tourism.
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April 13, 2013 - Battambang Capitol Bus Station
February 22, 2013 - New direct bus connection between Bangkok and Siem Reap
February 20, 2013 - Battambang Ferry Dock
December 07, 2012 - Trong Island Kratie
October 29, 2012 - Russian Market Area Phnom Penh
September 06, 2012 - Silver Dolphin Guesthouse Kratie
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July 13 2012 - Mamma Shop, Siem Reap
July 12 2012 - Chez Sophea and Matthieu Restaurant, Angkor
July 10 2012 - Trapeang Rung Homestay, Koh Kong
July 07 2012 - Eco tourism project Chi Phat, Koh Kong
July 06 2012 - Rainbow Lodge, Koh Kong
June 26 2012 - Sandan Training Restaurant Sihanoukville
June 23 2012 - The Green Star Restaurant Siem Reap
June 21 2012 - Beaches Restaurant Siem Reap
June 17 2012 - Reflections Art Hotel Siem Reap
June 14 2012 - Koh Rong Island Cambodia
June 13 2012 - Babushka Russian Restaurant Siem Reap